Sociology A Level at Seven Kings School
Who should study Sociology?
This course is designed for those students who have an interest in explaining and analysing the contemporary social world.
The main themes studied throughout the course are: socialisation, social differentiation, power and stratification.Year 12 Sociology
Students will cover the following content:
Unit 1 Education and research methods
Unit 2 FamilyYear 13 Sociology
Student will cover the following content:
Unit 2 continued Mass Media
Unit 3 Crime and Deviance and Sociological Theory and Research Methods.
In order to study 4 subjects at A Level you must have at least 5 A*-As in your GCSEs (A 7 or better counts as one of these)
In order to study 3 subjects at A Level and 1 subject at AS Level you must have at least 6 A*-Bs in your GCSEs (A 6 or better counts as one of these)
In order to study 3 subjects at A Level you must have at least 5 A*-Bs in your GCSEs (A 6 or better counts as one of these)
You must have as a minimum of a 5 or above in English Language and Maths
In order to study a subject at A Level you must have at least a grade B (or a 5) in the subject at GCSE:
To study Accounts you must have a at least a 5 in maths
To study Economics you must have a 5 or above in GCSE English Language
To study Maths you need a 7 in GCSE Maths. Further Maths will be available to those students who have achieved an 8 at GCSE; if you take Further Maths you will also study an AS level in Maths in another option block, so this means 2 Maths AS levels
To study AS Music you need a Grade 5 in an instrument
To study PE you must have at least a B grade in Core Science
To study Psychology you must have at least 5 in English Language and a B Core Science
To study computer science you must have studied it t GCSE and obtained a B grade
To study 1 Science you must have at least a B grade in the subject chosen and additional science students need at least a B grade on average across the exam elements of their course
To study 2 or more Sciences you must have As in those subjects and combined science students will need As in those subjects chosen
To study Physics you also need a 6 or above in Maths
In order to study a subject you have not previously studied at GCSE you must have at least a 5 in English Language or at least a GCSE grade B in a humanity subject
Students will be assessed by a combination of short questions and extended essays.
The nature of Sociology makes the subject an ideal choice for a range of careers and a higher education option. Sociology has become a central part of specialist training courses for professions such as teaching, nursing, police, social work, journalism and management.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Seven Kings School directly.